The 1897 meeting of the Kings Mountain Baptist Association took place at New Hope Baptist Church in Earl, NC. The introductory sermon was delivered by A.C. Irvin. The Committee on Education reported that progress towards creating a Female University continues to be successful, and commends the efforts put forth by The Baptist High School of Cleveland Mills. The Committee on Foreign Missions reports that the Southern Baptist Convention has deployed missionaries in China, Mexico, Africa, Brazil, Japan, and Italy.
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The Kings Mountain Baptist Association Collection is housed at Gardner-Webb University's John R. Dover Memorial Library in the University Archives. This collection was scanned with funding from a grant awarded by ALABI (The Association of Librarians & Archivists at Baptist Institutions).